British Home Secretary Theresa May won the first round of voting to decide a successor to Prime Minister David Cameron. May, who opposed Brexit, took 165 votes among Conservative lawmakers, versus 66 votes for Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom and 48 for Justice Secretary Michael Gove. (CNBC)
FBI Director James Comey said his office is not recommending prosecutors bring charges against Hillary Clinton for her handling of classified information in connection with private email servers while secretary of state. (CNBC)
Republicans reacted quickly to the decision. House Speaker Paul Ryan said "damage is being done to the rule of law," while presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said the decision shows the political system is "rigged."
Hundreds of protesters on Tuesday converged on the site where Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was fatally shot while being arrested by two police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (AP)
South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. (Reuters)
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Twinkies-maker Hostess has entered a deal with Gores Holdings to go public and is expected to have an enterprise value of $2.3 billion. (Reuters)